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Sunday, 29 August 2010

Challenge 42 and Get Sketchy Challenge 53

So i made this card up for Challenge 42 over at Michelle Perkett Studios the theme for this challenge was back to school. I also based this loosely on a sketch from Get Sketchy







So this is using Mary Margaret and as is my theme i paper piecing i used two different papers to achieve this result. Having done that i applied a clear ink pad and sprinkled clear embossing powder over her, twice infact. This made some of ink and colours bleed a little but as I've been doing quite a bit of distressing i didn't let it put me off lol. She is pretty shiny now which made it kinda difficult to photograph which is why i used several different shots so you can get the general gist of the card. I used a dream tag from some other coordinating papers, dream sequence kinda fits the events of the last few months trying to get my head round my son going to school, gosh where does the time go. I recycled some floral ribbon which came in a bag of crafty bits from someone i don't even know but inked it to co-ordinate with the other colours.I tried to keep it a bit girly as I'm planning to give this to my friends daughter for her birthday today. Anyway i hope you like it.




7 comments:

Marion E. said...

Girl I love all the work that you made with MM. You have done so much work and I know that photographing than can be a problem. Thanks for joining us at MPS. Hugs Marion

Tammy said...

Beautiful card! I love the colors and your tag is perfect for this image! Thanks for joining us at MPS hope to see you again!
Tammy x

Michelle said...

Oh, Kerri, I love Mary Margaret all in her shiny splendor! And your dream card is so beautiful!! I love it Kerri! Thank you for joining us this week at MPS and for your creativity!:)

Marilyn Webb said...

Hi Kerri
Just love your card, the colors are great! Thanks for joining us at MPS this week.
hugs Marilyn

Claire said...

Beautiful card Kerri, I love all the inking and clear embossing you've done it looks fab! Thanks for joining us at MPS and good luck!!
Claire xx

Melissa said...

WOW!! This card is really cool! We are so glad to have you join us at MPS this week. Be sure to continue to play with us!

Shelley said...

Kerri, I love it! You are always have such unique creations!
Shelley xx